Joe is originally from Southern California, and has been a resident of Las Vegas, Nevada since 2007. He goes the distance for his clients and has been serving Nevadans for 12 years as a local attorney. The most important thing for Joe is the client, and the ability to communicate, listen, strategize, and accomplish their legal goals.
Joe has practiced in every court in Clark and Nye Counties, and his primary practice areas involve complex family law cases involving divorce, child custody and property and debt distribution, personal injury law including motor vehicle accidents, and premise injuries such as slip and fall. Joe also handles criminal defense matters, including domestic violence, temporary protective orders, DUI.
Before opening Marathon Lawyers, Joe worked as a partner at the law firm of vegas west attorneys, a d/b/a for Pecos Law Group, where his practice focused on family law, personal injury law, and criminal defense.
Joe has enjoyed mentoring law students from the William S. Boyd School of Law for Partners in Pro Bono and speaking at local high schools. He also served as a Hearing Master for the Eighth Judicial District Family Division, in Discovery Court. Joe currently serves on the Nevada State Bar Editorial Board and Advertising committees.
Joe has a perfect AVVO rated and named Client’s Choice multiple times, and he is A/V Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. In 2014 and 2015, he received honors from the National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys. In 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2019 he received client satisfaction awards from the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys. Joe was also rated one of Las Vegas’ Top Lawyers by the Desert Companion Magazine in 2014. In 2019, he received Top 100 Men of Success from MYVEGAS Magazine, Top 40 under 40 Civil Plaintiff from The National Trial Lawyers, and Top 10 Family Law Nevada from Attorney & Practice Magazine.